LIFESAVERS INC

Address
35700 Sand Canyon Road
Caliente, CA 93518
Contact
Website: http://www.wildhorserescue.org
Phone: +1 (661) 867-2661
Nonprofit
NTEE: D20 - Animal Protection and Welfare
EIN: 95-4631906

Mission

Lifesavers mission is prevent American mustangs and domestic horses from being abused, adandoned, neglected and ultimately sent to slaughter through rescue, adoption, sanctuary, education and horse inspired growth and healing programs.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1997
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area4472
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$67,400.00$71,616.00$72,880.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$67,400.00$115,946.00$72,880.00  
Number of employees262518  
Number of people compensated >$100k000  
Number of volunteers5075  
Number of highly compensated contractors000  
Personnel
Connelly, Sharen
TitleTreasurerTreasurer   
Name of key/compensated personSharen ConnellySharen Connelly   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.675.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Davanzo, Joan
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  Joan DaVanzo  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  5.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.00  
Dean, Rick
Title Executive Director/TresurerTreasurer  
Name of key/compensated person Rick DeanRick Dean  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org 40.002.00  
Reportable compensation from org $44,330.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.00  
Fromel, Karen
Title PresidentPresident  
Name of key/compensated person Karen FromelKaren Fromel  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org $63,177.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.000.00  
Gale, Bob
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personBob Gale    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.67    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Knight, Laurie
Title  Sec/Treasurer  
Name of key/compensated person  Laurie E Knight  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.92  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.00  
Lafferty, Nikki
Title  Vice President  
Name of key/compensated person  Nikki Lafferty  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org  2.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.00  
Landolphi, Suzi
TitleVice PresidentVice President   
Name of key/compensated personSuzi LandolphiSuzi Landolphi   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.6740.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Pedersen, Bruce
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  Bruce Pedersen  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  2.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.00  
Starr, Jill
TitleExec. Dir./Sec.Executive Dir.Executive Dir.  
Name of key/compensated personJill StarrJill StarrJill Starr  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org70.0070.0070.00  
Reportable compensation from org$67,400.00$8,439.00$72,880.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Strong, Shannon
TitlePresidentPresidentDirector  
Name of key/compensated personShannon StrongShannon StrongShannon Strong  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.670.670.67  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesLifesavers mission is prevent American mustangs and domestic horses from being abused, adandoned, neglected and ultimately sent to slaughter through rescue, adoption, sanctuary, education and horse inspired growth and healing programs.Lifesavers mission is prevent American mustangs and domestic horses from being abused, adandoned, neglected and ultimately sent to slaughter through rescue, adoption, sanctuary, education and horse inspired growth and healing programs.Lifesavers mission is prevent American mustangs and domestic horses from being abused, adandoned, neglected and ultimately sent to slaughter through rescue, adoption, sanctuary, education and horse inspired growth and healing programs.  
Program service expenses, total$1,359,953.00$1,594,196.00$1,566,573.00  
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Provided shelter, rehabilitation, training and adoption services for approximately 250 horses wild (mustangs) and domestic horses as of June 30, 2017. Educated people on how to gentle and train their horses, and provided horse inspired growth and healing programs for adults and youth groups.
Program expenses$1,359,953.00$1,594,196.00$1,566,573.00  
Program revenue$17,505.00$3,625.00$24,328.00  
Program descriptionProvided shelter, rehabilitation, training and adoption services for approximately 250 horses wild (mustangs) and domestic horses as of June 30, 2017. Educated people on how to gentle and train their horses, and provided horse inspired growth and healing programs for adults and youth groups.Provided shelter, rehabilitation, training and adoption services for approximately 435 horses wild (mustangs) and domestic horses as of June 30, 2016. Educated people on how to gentle and train their horses, and provided horse inspired growth and healing programs for adults and youth groups.Provided shelter, rehabilitation, training and adoption services for approximately 525 horses wild (mustangs) and domestic horses as of June 30, 2015. Educated people on how to gentle and train their horses, and provided horse inspired growth and healing programs for adults and youth groups.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$2,209,307.00$2,051,968.00$2,906,824.00  
Revenue from contributions (total)$2,166,284.00$2,047,757.00$2,865,290.00$2,048,523.00$2,561,860.00
Investment income, current yr$2,491.00-$1,854.00$13,974.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$2,166,284.00$2,047,757.00$2,865,290.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other revenue, current yr$23,027.00$6,065.00$3,232.00  
Program service revenue (total)$17,505.00$0.00$24,328.00$18,016.00$24,609.00
Gross receipts$2,210,935.00$2,058,000.00$2,956,463.00  
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$2,166,284.00$2,047,757.00$2,865,290.00  
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$15,895.00$3,625.00$0.00  
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$7,132.00$4,588.00$4,246.00  
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$19.00$30.00$3,174.00  
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00-$2,148.00-$1,014.00  
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$1,987,467.00$2,305,647.00$2,133,675.00  
Total functional expenses: program service $1,359,953.00$1,594,196.00$1,566,573.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$278,641.00$211,568.00$166,767.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$348,873.00$499,883.00$400,335.00  
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Legal fees (total)$1,170.00$1,250.00$0.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$45,434.00$66,332.00$69,026.00  
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$3,271,313.00$3,190,905.00$3,559,420.00$2,811,994.00$2,858,886.00
Total assets, beginning of year$3,190,905.00$3,559,420.00$2,811,994.00  
Total liabilities$352,753.00$494,185.00$528,577.00$554,300.00$486,411.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$494,185.00$528,577.00$554,300.00  
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$2,855,060.00$2,696,720.00$3,030,843.00  
Temporarily restricted net assets$63,500.00    
Net assets$2,918,560.00$2,696,720.00$3,030,843.00  
Net assets, beginning of year$2,696,720.00$3,030,843.00$2,257,694.00  
Other liabilities$10,255.00$10,881.00$17,853.00  
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other assets$0.00$0.00$396.00  
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$156,471.00$139,368.00$319,402.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$139,368.00$319,402.00$153,719.00  
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Inventories for sale or use$11,051.00$19,944.00$20,064.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$221,840.00-$253,679.00$773,149.00  
Advertising (total)$737.00$9,795.00$3,816.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$340,077.00$154,756.00$251,227.00  
Accounts receivable, net$232.00$1,050.00$0.00  
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$11,177.00$23,559.00$12,550.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$64,954.00$143,828.00$113,191.00  
Secured mortgages and notes payable$277,544.00$339,476.00$397,533.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$2,918,560.00$2,696,720.00$3,030,843.00  
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$108,563.00$112,988.00$110,431.00  
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members547  
Number of independent voting members436  
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue  
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrueTrue  
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue  
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-01  
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with family member True   
Lobbied TrueTrue  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990  
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue    
Amended returnTrue    
Date e-filing submitted2018-04-022017-08-092016-07-25  
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.0  
Filing identifier201810709349300206201720629349300407201610939349300016  
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